American Music Institute

American Music Institute is a non-profit organization founded with the mission to provide a high level of music education for students of all ages for all instruments, levels and styles of music. Our campuses are located in Clarendon HillsDowners Grove, and St. Charles, IL. We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of music instruction and professional music performance throughout the Chicago area community. We offer music lessons at our three campuses as well as lessons in-home. In addition to our Private Lesson Program, AMI also offers group classes, American Youth Symphony Orchestra (AYSO), Chicago Violin Competition, AMI Summer Music Camp, and more. Check out AMI Faculty…

AMI Programs

Music Lessons

AMI offers private lessons for all ages, instruments, levels and styles of music. Lessons offered at AMI Campuses, in-home, & Online. Start studying with an Acclaimed AMI Faculty member…

AMI Summer Music Camp- July 18-22

Open to all instruments and levels of students, ages 5 – 18 years old. Beginner Music Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-1pm – Little Mozart Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm –Young Artist Camp (13-18yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm. Aftercare (available) – Mon-Fri 3-5:30pm…

American Youth Symphony Orchestra

AYSO is for all young inspiring musicians of all orchestral instruments, ages 7-18yrs. AMI’s Clarendon Hills Campus
Audition Dates and more info on AYSO website…

Chicago Violin Competition – Nov 20th, 2022 – Online

The Chicago Violin Competition is an international violin competition for young artists ages 7-28yrs old.
Submit current live performance video by Nov 20th…

Mini Campus

Mini Campus Program provides and creates music programs for Chicago-area public & private schools that currently do not have music programs or want to add other essentials… i.e. music lessons, theory, orchestra, band, choir, etc…

Group Classes

  • Beginning Guitar – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Voice – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Violin – Tues 6-7pm

Registration Ends – 1st Day of Class…

AMI provides in-school & in-home lessons for piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons and music lessons in all symphonic wind, brass, percussion and string instruments.